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Topic: iOS

Apple rolls out changes to female British voice on HomePod and iOS

03/05/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple has made another change to the British voice of Siri on its devices, with iOS and HomePod users now able to hear an updated version of the female voice following similar upgrades recently made to the male version in February.

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Video: Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 4 for iPhone & iPad

03/04/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 4 to developers, it comes with a number of notable changes over the past three beta releases.

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Apple rolls out fourth developer betas of iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2 [u]

03/04/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has rolled on to its fourth generation of builds for the current round of betas, with new versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 available for testing by developer beta participants.

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Apple heralds more health and fitness apps gaining Siri Shortcut support

03/01/2019, 11:03 am

More apps have been given updates to work with Siri Shortcuts, with Apple highlighting a number of health and fitness-related tools that take advantage of the digital assistant's abilities to provide custom verbal queries.

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Tips: How to use Do Not Disturb in iOS 12 with your iPhone

02/28/2019, 12:02 pm

Since iOS 6, our iPhones have had a Do Not Disturb feature, and if you don't use it overnight, still you may have seen it automatically start whenever you're driving. This seemingly simple feature actually comes with many options, though, and is far more useful than it first seems.

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Apple project lead Ted Kremenek discusses Swift 5 & how it is used internally

02/26/2019, 02:02 pm

Apple's head of Swift development Ted Kremenek has provided insight into the development of Swift 5.0, the upcoming major milestone release for the programming language, with a podcast interview revealing not only what coders should expect, but also how Apple works out what new features to add to future versions.

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How to create, read, and mark up PDFs on an iPad or iPhone with Apple's tools in iOS

02/26/2019, 10:02 am

There isn't quite an equivalent of the Mac's Preview app on iOS, but Apple still manages to give you powerful options for most of the work you'll need to do with PDFs.

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Apple's iOS 12 installed on 80 percent of compatible devices

02/25/2019, 06:02 pm

Adoption statistics released by Apple on Monday reveal 80 percent of compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices are now running the company's current generation iOS 12 mobile operating system.

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Get more familiar with your iPhone with this list of 30 easy to follow tips

02/23/2019, 12:02 pm

Not everyone knows how to do everything on an iPhone, and sometimes it isn't immediately obvious how some seemingly simple tasks could be performed. AppleInsider shows you how to do some of those tasks that are commonly searched for on Google, in just minutes.

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Apple in 2019: surviving iPhone challenges like the 1990s Microsoft

02/23/2019, 10:02 am

As Apple begins a new year of operations, a media narrative is unfolding that Apple must ditch its reliance on premium hardware-- and particularly iPhone-- to desperately scramble its way into Services for the scraps left behind Netflix in a world of commodity devices. But the reality is actually a lot less dramatic for Apple, which has already proven an unusual ability to deftly adapt to changes in the industry. Compare its position today with that of Microsoft twenty years ago.

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Apple wiped all but one third-party SDK from Shazam for iOS in last update

02/20/2019, 08:02 pm

It appears Apple is clearing house in its Shazam media identification app, as the company in a February update removed 10 third-party SDKs from the title, leaving Microsoft's HockeyApp as the last outside integration left standing.

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Apple rolls out third public beta versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2

02/20/2019, 01:02 pm

Made available just one day after the developer beta, participants of Apple's public beta program are now able to update their iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch to a new third beta build of iOS 12.2, and the fourth generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K to tvOS 12.2.

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Apple considering WWDC Mac Pro reveal, expansion of 'Project Marzipan'

02/20/2019, 07:02 am

WWDC may not see just the reveal of the Mac Pro ahead of an expected launch later in the year, but also an expansion of the initiative that makes it easier for developers to create one app for most of Apple's platforms.

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College student caught trafficking drugs through iOS app, title still available on App Store

02/19/2019, 11:02 pm

A UC Santa Cruz student was indicted last week on charges of distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine, business he allegedly conducted through an app made available on Apple's iOS App Store.

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Siri in iOS 12.2 to recommend Today at Apple sessions based on app use

02/19/2019, 05:02 pm

In an interesting integration of Apple's Siri virtual assistant technology, the company's upcoming iOS 12.2 release delivers a new function that recommends relevant Today at Apple sessions to users based on their app preferences.

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Video: Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 3: Group FaceTime, Control Center remote, & bug fixes

02/19/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 3 to developers, it comes with a number of notable changes over the past two beta releases.

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Apple distributes third developer betas of iOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, tvOS 12.2

02/19/2019, 01:02 pm

Apple's beta testing process has rolled on to its third releases, with new builds of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, and watchOS 5.2 now available to download by developers enrolled in the program.

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Users report Apple Pay rollout in Czech Republic prior to official launch

02/19/2019, 12:02 am

As rumored, Apple appears to be rolling out Apple Pay services in the Czech Republic early Tuesday, with the launch following close on the heels of a debut in Saudi Arabia.

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Apple activates Apple Pay services in Saudi Arabia ahead of official launch [u]

02/18/2019, 11:02 pm

Apple began rolling out Apple Pay to customers in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, with early reports showing compatibility with previously confirmed financial partners including the country's largest institution, the National Commercial Bank.

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Group FaceTime bug prevents adding more users to an existing one-on-one call

02/18/2019, 07:02 am

Apple's patch to close an exploit in Group FaceTime is only partially successful, as some users are reporting the service is preventing them from adding more contacts to a FaceTime call that is already in progress, an issue that Apple seemingly knows about.

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